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Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 02:46 PM PDT

Wife of Mueller Witness Asks Trump to Pardon Him

Wife of Mueller Witness Asks Trump to Pardon Him

Six months ago, George Papadopoulos's fiance was making the rounds in the news media with a disquieting message for Trump supporters, NBC News reported. Papadopoulos, written off by Trump aides as a "coffee...

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 02:33 PM PDT

Sanders Questioned on Trump Tower Statements

Sanders Questioned on Trump Tower Statements

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked repeatedly about a statement in August in which she said President Donald Trump did not dictate Donald Trump Jr.'s statement in regard to a Trump Tower meeting...

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 12:42 PM PDT

Mueller Accuses Manafort of Witness Tampering

Mueller Accuses Manafort of Witness Tampering

Special counsel Robert Mueller is accusing President Donald Trump's campaign chair of witness tampering. Prosecutors say while awaiting trial, former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort tried to get two potential...

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 01:03 PM PDT

GOP Leader McConnell Cancels Senate's August Recess

GOP Leader McConnell Cancels Senate's August Recess

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he was canceling most of the Senate's time-honored August recess, an election-year move that could help lawmakers clear extra work while keeping vulnerable...

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 01:33 PM PDT

Three San Francisco Mayoral Candidates Have Chance to Make History

Three San Francisco Mayoral Candidates Have Chance to Make History

San Francisco could make history by electing its first African-American woman, Asian-American woman or openly gay man for mayor in a contest added to Tuesday’s ballot after the unexpected death of Mayor Ed...

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 11:37 PM PDT

Voters Favor Recalling Persky as Polls Close in CA Primary

Voters Favor Recalling Persky as Polls Close in CA Primary

California polls have closed, and results are upcoming in hundreds of contests across the state that could solidify Democratic dominance and reshape the fight for control of the U.S. Congress.

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 09:58 AM PDT

Oldest Voter in SF to Attend Willie Brown's Election Lunch

Oldest Voter in SF to Attend Willie Brown's Election Lunch

Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown will be hosting his usual Election Day Free Lunch at John's Grill in San Francisco today. According to a news release, the luncheon will feature candidates from San...

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 01:28 AM PDT

California Judge Who Sentenced Stanford Swimmer Is Recalled

California Judge Who Sentenced Stanford Swimmer Is Recalled

Northern California voters on Tuesday recalled a judge from office after he sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault to a short jail sentence instead of prison. Voters opted to...

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 07:50 AM PDT

Fact Check: Trump Wrongly Blames Dems for Border Separations

Fact Check: Trump Wrongly Blames Dems for Border Separations

President Donald Trump is falsely claiming that "bad legislation passed by the Democrats" has forced his administration to separate children from their families at the border, even though no such law exists.

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 07:40 AM PDT

Remembering RFK: A Look Back at the Assassination of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy

Remembering RFK: A Look Back at the Assassination of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy

Fifty years after his assassination in Los Angeles, a look back at the life of Robert F. Kennedy

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